FisherBroyles Welcomes William Kraus

Jan 10, 2023

    Detroit, Michigan – January 10, 2023 — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce that William Kraus has joined the firm as a Partner in Detroit and Chicago. He previously worked at Butzel Long PC, where he was a shareholder and chair of its Digital Asset and Blockchain group.

    William joins the Firm’s FinTech and Blockchain Practice, having focused on legal and regulatory issues surrounding digital assets and blockchain since 2017. His clients have included retail and institutional investors, developers, and digital asset exchanges and token issuers, in addition to traditional businesses.

    William frequently advises clients on business disputes and on compliance requirements facing the digital asset industry and commercial use of blockchain technology. He has also developed significant experience tracing and judicially recovering stolen cryptocurrency. Additionally, William has represented clients within regulatory disputes & investigations, state and federal litigation, and alternative dispute resolutions related to financial services.

    William is a frequent author and presenter on legal and regulatory topics related to digital assets.

    He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.

    Joel M. Ferdinand, Global General Counsel and Managing Partner of Litigation, said:

     “William is an outstanding addition to the Firm’s litigation practice. His extensive and broad experience will add expertise to FisherBroyles’ FinTech and Blockchain Practice, focusing on this exciting area of law, and we are thrilled to have him join the Firm.”

    William Kraus said:

    “I am very excited to join this team of world-class attorneys and for my clients to benefit from the tremendous capabilities that the firm can provide. FisherBroyles’ distributed model is also a perfect fit for my practice, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued growth and success.”


    Further information


    Michael Pierson, Managing Partner – Global Corporate

    [email protected]

    Direct: +1.202.445.3779



    Tristan Schumann

    [email protected]

    Direct: +44 7926 669 740

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